Fat fighters are true a-leve athletes

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  1. suhdude

    suhdude Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    All compete with people that are jacked and lean yet win. Their bodies are natural big and they have iron jaws.Then you fighters who mutilate their body by science or are obsessed with physical appearance. Wanna know what six pack does for fighters?

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    Roy Nelson has also lost to plenty of those jacked and lean guys. DC lost to a lean guy.
     
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    Can’t forget big Timmeh

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    Warden always said "Watch out for the swifty fat ones.."
     
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    You can be fat and athletic. Plus, in the fight game, the skills pay the bills.

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    Why did you use Serra beating GSP as an example? Serra wasn't fat. DC is a decent example but Nelson is a walking heavy bag. Also most overweight fighters have zero cardio. Most the fat dudes I can think of either rely on using their size to lay on people or try to land a bomb on their opponents and ko them stiff. DC is pretty rare in the fact that he's fat but is quick, has decent cardio and is well rounded.
     
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    Roy Nelson doesn't win much, definitely not anymore.
     
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    Josh Barnett had very good cardio for a HW.
     
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    The Serra GSP gif is showing up tiny for me. Just re-posting one in a larger size and you can copy it if you like, here:




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    Haha "well rounded" good fat joke...
     
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    The most accomplished HWs in the history of MMA are Fedor, Nog, Werdum, JDS, and Stipe.
    I wouldn't say any of them were fat at any point of their athletic peaks.

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    I would say the opposite.
     
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    This is one of your "fat guys"? Roy Nelson also has 17 losses and likely CTE.

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    If any of us had to farm our own food, this wouldn't be a real discussion.

    Just saying, we're clearly all blessed and lucky.
     
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    There was a defensive tackle in the NFL named Grady Jackson who at close to 400lbs could dunk a basketball. That's some serious athleticism.
     
  19. Serenity Now

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    Jacked/Lean doesn't = Hand Speed/Reflexes.


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    NFL/Soccer/etc athletes have unknown hand speed or reflxes ducking/moving there head.......These attributes are important in combat sports......


    Sure they may be fast and agile when running, but that shit is worthless in MMA
     
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